Stone fountains can be found in Prague too.

Kohl-Fountain-(1)

Kohl Fountain in the Second Courtyard of Prague Castle
Also called Lion Fountain due to its sculpted decoration. Originating from 1686, it is one of the oldest in Prague. The sandstone fountain used to be a substantial part of Prague Castle’s water system. It was one of the largest castle water reservoirs, used, among other purposes, to extinguish fires. The basin has a quatrefoil ground plan. Next to it is a well with an iron cage.  Source: Prague Fountains

Kohl-Fountain-(2)

If you’d like to join in with the fountain challenge then please pop over to Polianthus for the rules

This month she is looking for stone fountains. I’m sure she would love to see you.

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20 thoughts on “Friday Fountain Challenge: July

  1. We loved Prague when we visited 10 years ago – must go back at some point! We stayed in the Old Town and walked everywhere – lovely old streets and buildings and the river with the castle overlooking it was lovely!

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    1. It’s a fairly easy city to walk around. We stayed slightly further out on the river and I used trams a lot to get into the city centre as they were very easy to use. I’d love to go back too in better weather (we were there in late September and it was cold and wet).

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      1. That’s good to know about the trams for the future as we didn’t need to use them on our last visit as we were staying so centrally. We were there during a heatwave (July 2006) and it was very hot and humid plus full of tourists but we still had a great time. I’d love to go back in winter though I probably would find it too cold in practice!

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      2. It is difficult to use a camera in the cold! My problem was the rain. Difficult to use a camera in the rain too, and it’s not much fun walking in it either. But it is a city worth returning to.

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      1. Hey Jude – dismal days don’t motivate me to take photos either….I have been to Prag twice – I remember a photo of a graveyard and I have a poster of Torah roll coverings from the Jewish Museum of Prag, also have a book on the Golem from that trip. But photos? Hm, the photos, they are gooooneee -or at least MIA!!

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